Tagged: Stroke

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Rugby player Ellie rushed to St George’s for treatment following stroke

News & events | 10 Jul 2018 | Tags: Stroke thrombectomy

Ellie Edwards, 21, was rushed to St George’s for an emergency thrombectomy when she had a stroke following a rugby match earlier this year (4 February).


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Lost for Words

News & events | 27 Feb 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED Emergency Department Stroke trauma tumour

Tonight’s episode – Lost for Words – features 54-year-old Richard who arrives in resus suffering symptoms of a suspected stroke.


St George’s made official centre for innovative stroke procedure

News & events | 23 Feb 2018 | Tags: mechanical thrombectomy neuro-radiology Stroke

Last week, NHS England confirmed that St George’s is now an officially designated centre for the use of mechanical thrombectomy – an innovative new treatment


Patient praises stroke team at St George’s

News & events | 10 Aug 2017 | Tags: consultant interventional neuroradiologist mechanical thrombectomy Stroke

In February, 44-year-old Nichola Randall collapsed unexpectedly while spending time with her two children at home.

With the help of her 10-year-old so Jack and her neighbour, an ambulance arrived and took Nichola to her local hospital, Frimley Park Hospital, with a suspected stroke.


St George’s leads the way in new treatment for stroke patients

News & events | 11 Apr 2017 | Tags: nhs st george's hospital Stroke stroke rehabilitation thrombectomy

An emergency treatment for stroke patients used at St George’s Hospital is being rolled out to other centres across the UK, benefiting an estimated 8,000 patients.


“Altered States” is the title of the next episode of ’24 Hours in A&E’

News & events | 8 Jan 2016 | Tags: 24 Hours 24 Hours A&E 24 hours in A&E ED Helen Soloman Mahinda Yogarajah Maria Priestland Stroke

The next episode (13) of the award-winning medical documentary “24 Hours in A&E” will be aired on January 13th at 9pm on Channel 4. It will feature neurologist Mahinda Yogarajah, ENP Maria Priestland and ENP Helen Soloman.


Hyperacute and Acute Stroke Therapy Teams

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 29 Jan 2018 | Tags: acute hyper-acute stroke unit specialist stroke unit Stroke stroke rehabilitation

london stroke pathway diagram The Stroke therapy department at St George’s Hospital is based within the Atkinson Morley Regional Neurosciences Centre. The Hyperacute Stroke (HASU) therapy team specialises in the assessment and treatment of stroke patients from across South West London. The Acute Stroke therapy team specialises in the treatment …


Stroke patient flown to St George’s for urgent treatment

News & events | 24 Mar 2015 | Tags: helipad KSS Stroke thrombectomy

St George’s received its first hospital transfer stroke patient by air last week. Kent Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance were called to transfer a stroke patient from the William Harvey Hospital, Ashford to St Georges Hospital last week. The patient had failed to respond to his initial treatment and needed …


More drama with ’24 Hours in A&E’ this week

News & events | 4 Mar 2015 | Tags: 24 Hours 24 Hours A&E CT scan Emergency Department spinal fractures Stroke

We’re back for another 60-minutes of A&E drama this Wednesday at 9pm on Channel 4. This week the episode focuses on a group of women who come into the department needing treatment for a variety of illnesses and trauma.


Specialised stroke units are saving 96 more lives a year

News & events | 11 Aug 2014 | Tags: Rapid Response Research Saving Lives Stroke Treatment

New research has shown 96 more lives are being saved every year thanks to specialised stroke units like the one we have here at St George’s Hospital.


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